Favorable Forecast for 2017 Shrimp Season in South Carolina
2017 Trout Fishing Opportunities Await Anglers at State’s Castalia Fish Hatchery
Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.

Monthly Archives: March 2017

Travelin’ Arkansas: Events Taking Place During May

California-based travel writer and storyteller Jeff Greenwald will bring his acclaimed show “Strange Travel Suggestions” to Eureka Springs for the upcoming May Festival of the Arts. He will perform at 8 p.m. on May 1 at the Grand Central Hotel and show tickets are $20. Part stand-up, part improvised monologue,…


April Means Bears Emerge From Hibernation

Mid-April, 2 a.m. — A woman hears a loud noise and looks out the window to see a black bear sniffing around her trash can. She secured the lid on the can with a bungee cord. She watches as the bear lifts the can and throws it.  The lid flies…


National Park Service Launches Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary for Richmond, Virginia

(Washington, DC) — The National Park Service is pleased to announce the launch of a new on-line travel itinerary for Richmond, Virginia. The itinerary, which can be printed as a guide, is available at http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/richmond/. The new itinerary highlights 87 local sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places…


What’s Open For Hunting

Current and approaching seasons in Arkansas: Deer: Archery – All zones:  Oct. 1, 2008 to Feb. 28, 2009. Modern Gun – Zones 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 11: Nov. 8-30. Zone 4:  Nov. 8-9. Zone 5:  Nov. 8-9 and Nov. 15-16. Zone 4A, 5A, 13, 14 and…


Over 88,000 Pounds of Fish Stocked in State’s Waters

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission crews stocked over 149,000 fish in Arkansas lakes and rivers during March, according to Mike Armstrong, chief of fisheries. The total stocking of fish weighed in excess of 88,000 pounds. March stockings: Lake Catherine, Garland County, 6,813 catchable rainbow trout Entergy Park…


Kansas Forms Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus

TOPEKA — Sportsmen have an influential ally in the Kansas Legislature since formation of the Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus at the Topeka Country Club on March 25. The Kansas Caucus becomes the 35th state affiliated with the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses (NASC). A sportsmen’s caucus is formed by like-minded legislators…


Biologists Need Help From Public Collecting Tarpon Genetic Information

Biologists at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) and Mote Marine Laboratory need help from Florida anglers to collect tarpon genetic information.   The tarpon genetic recapture study gives anglers throughout Florida the opportunity to make a direct contribution to advancing scientific…


The First State Heritage Park Celebrates Earth Day with ‘If These Trees Could Talk’ on April 20

DOVER, Del. – Stepping onto the grounds of Christ Church is like stepping back in time. Ancient trees give the cemetery its character, and transport the visitor to times long past. Just as the tombstones tell the stories of those laid to rest, the trees at Christ Church have their…


DEP Announces Renovated Gardner Lake State Boat Launch Opening Postponed

The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced it is postponing the opening of the newly redesigned Gardner Lake State Boat Launch in Salem until April 26, 2008. The postponement is due to unanticipated problems caused by soil and ground water conditions and heavy rains during construction. DEP Commissioner…


National Junior Duck Stamp Contest Wings its Way West April 17 to the San Diego Zoo

The Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest is coming to the San Diego Zoo Thursday, April 17, marking the first time judging for this national wildlife art competition will be held outside of the Washington, D.C. area since it began in 1991. The event begins at 10 a.m. at the San…